The Elsa Valley and the Cecina Valley are two absolutely charming areas to visit in Tuscany. Hotel La Locanda is an excellent base from which to explore all that Tuscany has to offer.
From here you can take a trip to visit the historical center of Volterra continue to the quaint village of Mazzolla and on further tothe Medieval town of San Gimignano.
On a fine day you can choose to have a swim in the Mediterranean Sea and enjoy a stroll through the coastal Pine forests between Cecina and Bibbona.
Hotel La Locanda is ideally located for leisurely country walks and bike rides.
We have listed a few of the places of interest in the vicinity of the hotel which can be reached on foot.
1 min - 97 m
Chiesa San Michele
The church we see today is the result of numerous embellishment interventions that have taken place since the Middle Ages until the last century. Located in the small square adjacent to the hotel, it represents the church of the “Contrada” where you will stay: welcome to the “Contrada Sant'Agnolo”.Read More
12 min - 160 m
Palazzo Viti is one of the most beautiful private residences in Italy. Everything remained as the nobility of the time wanted it to remain. A room more beautiful than the other, to admire a path outlined by ropes and red carpets.Read More
2 min - 180 m
Teatro Persio Flacco
The Persio Flacco Theater is a building of its own with a predominantly neoclassical architectural style, with a Renaissance facade and eclectic interior, while the basic structure of the auditorium plant is ovoid.Read More
2 min - 200 m.
The archaeological area of Vallebuona is one of the most important sites where it is possible to understand the urban and historical evolution of Volterra, it is a large space on the northern slopes of Volterra, just beyond the medieval walls.Read More
3 min - 260 m
It is not considered to be the best of Volterra's museums, but the Art Gallery houses many valuable works such as the Deposition by Rosso Fiorentino. Only if it was for this work would be enough to visit the Palazzo Minucci - Solaini.Read More
3 min - 265 m
The Alabaster Ecomuseum is an environmental museum that, from the quarry of the stone, leads to the center of production and marketing, Volterra, precisely, a city with an ancient tradition in this sector.Read More
4 min - 290 m
As beautiful, as it is barely visible from the traveler who passes quickly by the even tighter road, just where the building stands, Palazzo Guidi took its name from one of the most illustrious Volterra families. In here there is a beautiful cloister.Read More
4 min - 300 m.
Palazzo dei Priori
The Palazzo dei Priori, or municipal building, is one of the best examples of a public building of the communal age in Italy. It rises in the main square and offers great visions if you reach the final summit. On top of the bell tower you can see a heavenly view!Read More